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Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology The Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology (AIMA) is dedicated to the preservation of underwater heritage and the promotion of maritime archaeology. AIMA hosts the Australian National Shipwreck Database, a database of over 6,500 wrecks. There are details about membership of the organisation and about courses they run internationally. AIMA has an active publication programme and indexes to their Bulletin, Special Publications and Newsletter are available on the web site. There is an extensive list of links to sites concerned with maritime archaeology, history, museums and legislatio From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Society for skeptical studies The Society for Skeptical Studies, founded in 2000, is dedicated to furthering the study and research of all themes related to skepticism. The Society convenes annually at the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association. The site is very limited, but information on membership and calls for papers is available. (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

The center for applied Christian ethics The Center for Applied Christian Ethics based at Wheaton College is an evangelical research center dedicated to encouraging the 'formation of moral character and application of biblical ethics to contemporary moral decisions.' The Center bases its research around an annual theme and sponsors related projects, publications, and conferences. Past themes have included, for example: community and freedom; lying and censorship; and ethical challenges of globalization. Information on Center activity and past conferences is available online. (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

The law and society association The Law and Society Association, founded in 1964, is dedicated to exploring the place of law in social, political, economic, and cultural life. The Association publishes the 'Law and Society Review,' and sponsors annual conferences. The site makes available recent copies of the Association's newsletter and provides information on conferences and membership. Also available is a discussion board for members. (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Biblioteca de obra : la Celestina The Web site Biblioteca de obra : La Celestina forms part of the larger online Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, and offers a collection of scholarly resources useful for the study of the Golden Age Spanish play by Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina, or the Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea. Users will find here an introduction to the work and its author, and the full-text of a range of scholarly articles devoted to the play. These include a study of the social world of La Celestina by José Antonio Maravall, and the Petrarchan sources of the play by Alan Deyermond. Links are provided to th From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Pitts theology library : digital image archive The digital images archive at Pitts Theology Library is a wonderful database of hundreds of images from the library's collection of sixteenth-century reformation texts. The images range from illustrations of biblical texts to portraits. Many of the images are available in PDF format, and all are of very high quality. Additionally, there are two full text volumes available: 'Deutsch Messe' and 'Passional Christi und Antichristi.' A wonderful resource. (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Extramuros This is the online version of the scholarly publication, Extramuros, a journal published by the Central University of Venezuela's Faculty of Humanities and Education whose scope appears to encompass these broad subject areas with particular emphasis on Latin American Studies. PDFs of all published issues are made available here through the E-Humánitas Web site. Users will find a variety of articles, interviews, book reviews and more, with certain themes recurring across the issues. These themes include: Latin American, and in particular, Venezuelan theatre; education and pedagagic resear From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

The scientific revolution homepage The Scientific Revolution Homepage is part of the Web page of Robert A. Hatch and is made available by the University of Florida. It provides access to a range of resources for the study and teaching of the Scientific Revolution, covering developments from Copernicus to Isaac Newton over the period 1550 to 1700. At the time of review, the site was still in development and many sections remained incomplete. Nevertheless, the site presents much useful information about the resources available for the study of the Scientific Revolution and the scientists and thinkers involved. The site is divide From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Photographs exhibited in Britain, 1839 -1865 This Web site, which is published by De Montfort University, makes available a database of 20,000 photographic exhibits displayed in England between 1839 and 1865. The database is an updated online version of Roger Taylor's 2002 catalogue of the same title. It is based on 40 rare checklists and catalogues, and therefore makes scarce material freely available on the Web. This is a valuable resource that will be of interest to historians and art historians who study the development of photography and nineteenth-century cultural history. The database covers the formative period of photogra From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Whats The Point? Identifying Flint Artifacts Whats The Point? is an on-line key for the identification of flint artefacts. The web site aims to help educate people about the prehistoric (before 1700 AD) inhabitants of Ohio state. The main part of the web site is an hierarchical key illustrated with photographs and line drawings which leads to descriptions of the various types of flint implement and the date ranges and prehistoric periods of their manufacture and use. These artefact descriptions include a link to a description of the cultures of the periods. These descriptions may also be reached via an artefact index. An illustrated From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Archaeozoology in New Zealand Archaeozoology in New Zealand is an overview of practioners, current research and publications in the field of archaeozoology in New Zealand. The site provides descriptions of and contact information for institutions where archaeozoological work is being carried out with information about the facilities they have at their desposal. There are lists of current and recent research projects for some institutions. There are short CVs of some archaeozoological practitioners. A list of current research projects gives brief information, and in some cases data. A small collection of databases are From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

The Henri J.M. Nouwen archives and research collection The Henri J.M. Nouwen Archives and Research Collection, based at the University of Toronto, holds the vast majority of Nouwen's work and manuscripts. Nouwen was a highly celebrated Catholic priest, famed for his popular inspirational writings. The site provides a carefully categorized list of what is available in the collection, a timeline of Nouwen's life, and a couple full text documents, including: 'Circus Diary, Part I: Finding the Trapeze Artist in the Priest' and 'Circus Diary, Part II: Finding a New Way to Get a Glimpse of God.' (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

AustLit : the resource for Australian literature The AustLit Web site is a major collaborative project between eight Australian universities to produce a database bringing together information on Australian literature, from 1780 until the present day. Institutional or individual subscription is required to access the full database, although a number of useful resources are available here for free. Users will find full background information to the project, which indexes and describes Australian literary works and makes available the full-text of a selection of critical articles as well as information about the writers themselves. In short, A From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

The British society for phenomenology The British Society for Phenomenology, founded by Wolfe Mays, is a society dedicated to furthering the study of all aspects of phenomenology. The Society publishes the 'Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology' three times a year, and holds an annual conference. Information on Society activity, including conferences, is available online. (Alec Jarvis) From New Humbul Resources on July 29, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

UNESCO Bangkok - ICT in Teacher Training Forum The Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), which is coordinated by UNESCO, has set up this interactive discussion forum on ICT in Teacher Training. The purpose of the e-forum is to enhance the level of cooperation between teachers, teacher trainers and facilitators through interactive discussion and mutual exchange of ideas and resources on the effective integration of ICT in teaching and learning. Members are encouraged to contribute their papers, presentations, training guidelines or similar material to all participants. Teachers may post lesson plans, subj From EdNA Online on July 29, 2005 at 4:30 a.m..

Tertiary Students Report High Levels Of Satisfaction Tertiary study is a largely positive experience for the vast majority of first year students, a new report released by ACER shows. Among the report's key findings is that a large majority of students reported that they liked being a student (94 per cent), tertiary student life suited them (87 per cent), they enjoyed the atmosphere on campus (88 per cent) and they had made close friends at their tertiary institution (89 per cent). A significant majority (82 per cent) felt that the experience had lived up to their expectations. From EdNA Online on July 29, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

2Simple Software 2Simple Software, makes simple, powerful and creative educational software for primary age students. This webstite allows you to order or you can select some of the software on a 30 day trial. From EdNA Online on July 29, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Oz Degree - Your First Step Towards a Rewarding Education in Australia More and more students are choosing to study abroad, and Australia is a very popular destination. In fact, after the UK and the US, Australia has more international students than any other English speaking country in the world. The Oz Degree website helps you find out more about Australian qualifications, how to research and find the right course for you, and information about fees and living expenses. From EdNA Online on July 29, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

Educause Review July/August 2005, Volume 40, Number 4 An electronic publication with a focus on current developments and trends in information technology within the higher education sector. In this issue: Design of the Learning Space:Learning and Design Principles. Chris Johnson, Cyprien Lomas; Creation of the Learning Space:Catalysts for Envisioning and Navigating the Design Process. Carole C. Wedge, Thomas D. Kearns; Future of the Learning Space:Breaking Out of the Box.Phillip D. Long, Stephen C. Ehrmann; Learning Space Design Theory and Practice. Malcolm Brown; Learning Space Design Precepts and Assumptions. Mark S. Valenti; Learning Space Des From EdNA Online on July 29, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..

CasePlace.org CasePlace.org is a free, online service for business school faculty, students and businesses. You can browse by discipline for a variety of resources including cases, collections, articles and recommended reading materials. From EdNA Online on July 29, 2005 at 12:30 a.m..

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